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By On This Day in NYC's History


THE KING’S JEWEL

On November 10, 1958: New York native diamond merchant Harry Winston donated the Hope Diamond to the Smithsonian Institution.

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RIP NORMAN MAILER

On November 10, 2007: Pulitzer Price-winning writer and innovator of creative non-fiction Norman Mailer died of acute renal failure in New York City.

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BORN ON THIS DAY: BIG PUN

On November 10, 1971: Rapper Christopher Rios, akaย Big Pun, was born in The Bronx. Pun died in 2000 at age 28 from a heart attack. RIP, Big Pun.

 

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